Algeria Land Forces, plans to buy 8×8 IFVs

The Algerian Defence Ministry is said to be going ahead with a project to remove some tracked armored vehicles of type BMP-1 from service with the Infantry mechanized divisions and get them replaced with wheeled Infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs). The following 274-word report sheds light on the subject and tells how many vehicles are involved and what about the preferred types. [Briefly reproduced in Tactical Weekly (Issue No 21/50 – December 12, 2014)]

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